Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Due to widespread power outages and challenges with safe access to some of Polk State College’s campuses and centers, College officials have extended the closure of the College and the collegiate high schools for classes…

Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State Collecting Items For Harvey Victims

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Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State College’s Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO) is leading the Eagles for Texans Donation Drive to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. SALO is collecting bottled water, nonperishable foods, toiletries, clothes, and bedding…

Girls participating in STEM activity.

Polk Girls In STEM Will ‘Break Barriers’ And ‘Build Bridges’

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Girls participating in STEM activity.

Fourth- to eighth-grade girls from Lake Wales schools will have the opportunity to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from female scientists at Polk State College in the Polk Girls in STEM program. Polk…

Students at First Flight Convocation.

Polk State College Sees Steady Increase In Enrollment

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Students at First Flight Convocation.

Fall enrollment is up this year from last at Polk State College, and a focus on engaging and retaining first-year students is to thank. Enrollment is 1.1 percent higher for the start of the 2017-18…

Kids Experience The Best Week Ever at Kids At College 2017

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More than 400 students, 23 instructors and 50 adult and teen volunteers converged on the Polk State Winter Haven and Lakeland campuses for summer offerings from Kids at College Program, Session 1, which ran from June 19-29.…

Polk State College Declares Victory Over Budget Cuts

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Polk State College President Eileen Holden declared victory Friday afternoon just before the close of the Florida Legislative Special Session. In an email sent to Polk State College supporters, Holden said: “Thanks to your advocacy,…

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